They call it the Academy. A secluded, cliff-top mansion overlooking the rugged Pacific coast. A school for children gifted - or cursed - with extraordinary minds. Children soon to come under the influence of an intelligence even more brilliant than their own - and unspeakably evil.
For within this mind a dark plan is taking form. A plan so horrifying, no one will believe it. No one but the children. And for them it is already too late. Too late, unless one young student can resist the seductive invitation that will lead... into the Shadows.
"[A] tense, high-tech psychological suspense thriller." (Publishers Weekly)
"Saul has the instincts of a natural storyteller." (People)
"J. Charles, does a terrific job creating a variety of children's voices....the overall effect is a gripping and suspenseful reading of a nerve-jangling tale." (AudioFile)